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SNP – Google News

SNP calls for clarity over Aberdeen Labour candidates’ positions – Aberdeen Evening Express


SNP calls for clarity over Aberdeen Labour candidates' positions
Aberdeen Evening Express
Stephen Flynn, Aberdeen SNP group leader, said: “Anas Sarwar is hiding behind the elephant in the room. “He's afraid to say he's quite happy for Labour councillors to be in coalition with the Conservatives. “What we need now is Richard Leonard to make …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 8:07 am

Damian Green tells SNP ‘to get serious’ over Brexit – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Damian Green tells SNP 'to get serious' over Brexit
The Scotsman
SNP plans to take control of agriculture and environment powers returning from Brussels after Brexit will “dismantle” the UK's internal market, Theresa May's deputy has claimed. Damian Green told Scottish ministers it was time to “get serious” about

and more »

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 6:51 am

SNP slam ‘unbelievable’ move as Tory councillor struck off teaching register hired to enforce council standards – Scottish Daily Record


Scottish Daily Record

SNP slam 'unbelievable' move as Tory councillor struck off teaching register hired to enforce council standards
Scottish Daily Record
SNP slam 'unbelievable' move as Tory councillor struck off teaching register hired to enforce council standards. Kathleen Leslie has been appointed to Fife Council's Special Standards and Audit Committee after she lost her teacher job for a series of

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 5:00 am

SNP air tax cut will "benefit richest" and spark race to the bottom … – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

SNP air tax cut will "benefit richest" and spark race to the bottom …
The Scotsman
SNP plans to cut Air Departure Tax will trigger a “race to the bottom” between the Scottish and UK Governments, the interim Labour leader at Holyrood will warn …
Jeremy Corbyn said SNP should be "called out" for perpetuating Tory austerityHeraldScotland
Scottish Labour can make difference at general election, conference to be toldAberdeen Evening Express

all 7 news articles »

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 11:14 pm

New SNP policy could have helped Overtown housing development plans believes community council vice-chair – Scottish Daily Record


Scottish Daily Record

New SNP policy could have helped Overtown housing development plans believes community council vice-chair
Scottish Daily Record
A new policy which the SNP are looking to introduce could have helped prevent an unwanted Overtown housing development. That's the view of Overtown and Waterloo Community Council vice-chairman Jim Brownlie who believes the new proposal would …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 4:57 am

SNP slammed on tax rise vote and Brexit stance – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

SNP slammed on tax rise vote and Brexit stance
The Scotsman
The SNP abstained from voting on calls to raise tax as part of a drive to offset austerity cuts, but the proposals were passed after being supported by Labour, the Liberal Democrats and Greens. Scottish Labour's motion calling for income tax to be
SNP 'state guardians' will have to have lawyers on 'speed dial' to avoid legal action from parentsTelegraph.co.uk
Murdo Fraser: Income tax vote “clearest sign yet” SNP is lurching to the leftPress and Journal
Scottish Parliament backs principle of tax rises after SNP abstainHolyrood.com
insider.co.uk –BBC News
all 19 news articles »

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 2:37 am

​Nicola Sturgeon “doesn’t know” if the SNP will hold a second independence referendum – New Statesman


Express.co.uk

​Nicola Sturgeon “doesn't know” if the SNP will hold a second independence referendum
New Statesman
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted that she “doesn't know” whether the SNP will hold a second Scottish independence referendum. In an interview in this week's New Statesman, Scotland's First Minister said she recognised “people feel very uncertain about …
Mike Russell said Brexit might not happenExpress.co.uk
Lib Dems seek SNP support for second EU referendum 'on facts'The Scotsman
SNP derides Mundell's "explicit concession" over returning powers to HolyroodHeraldScotland
The Times –Press and Journal –The Sun
all 58 news articles »

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 3:26 pm

Opposition’s ‘peak Nat’ claim realised as SNP membership falls – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Opposition's 'peak Nat' claim realised as SNP membership falls
The Scotsman
The SNP's membership grew exponentially in the wake of the No vote of 2014 but by December 2016, membership was down to 118,959, and it has kept falling. The Commons paper states: “There are around 118,000 members of the Scottish National Party, …
SNP is living on a fantasy island with its big talk and no actionThe Times
Our plan for Scotland: tackling poverty and inequalitySNP (press release)
Willie Rennie: SNP will lose next Holyrood electionSTV News
The National –Aberdeen Evening Express
all 86 news articles »

Posted on 18 September 2017 | 12:08 pm

Call for ‘groundwork’ on SNP-Labour deal – BBC News


BBC News

Call for 'groundwork' on SNP-Labour deal
BBC News
A veteran Scottish Labour MEP has called for the groundwork to be laid for a possible coalition between the party and the SNP at Holyrood. David Martin acknowledged the prospect may seem "unthinkable" to many. But he insisted there were increasing
Scottish Labour grandee calls for party to plan for coalition with SNPTelegraph.co.uk
SNP set to lose pro-independence majority at Holyrood, poll saysiNews
Scottish Labour MEP calls for Holyrood coalition with SNPThe Scotsman
STV News –Evening Times
all 8 news articles »

Posted on 15 September 2017 | 11:59 am

Academics urge SNP to back ban on under-18s in military combat roles – The Guardian


The Guardian

Academics urge SNP to back ban on under-18s in military combat roles
The Guardian
They asked SNP members to support a motion being put forward by the party's youth wing for its national conference in October, calling for a full ban on under-18s receiving combat training. SNP youth activists have said members of the party's defence

Posted on 12 September 2017 | 5:47 pm

SNP – BingNews

SNP slam ‘unbelievable’ move as Tory councillor struck off teaching register hired to enforce council standards

Kathleen Leslie has been appointed to Fife Council’s Special Standards and Audit Committee after she lost her teacher job for a series of offensive tweets which included her branding Nicola Sturgeon ‘Wee Jimmy Krankie’. A Tory councillor struck off the …

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 12:23 am

Jeremy Corbyn said SNP should be "called out" for perpetuating Tory austerity

JEREMY Corbyn has pledged to “take Scotland back” for Labour. Speaking at the Scots Night reception at Labour’s conference in Brighton, the Labour leader pledged that he would make a visit to Scotland once a month as he continued in campaign mode.

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 9:17 pm

SNP air tax cut will "benefit richest" and spark race to the bottom

SNP plans to cut Air Departure Tax will trigger a “race to the bottom” between the Scottish and UK Governments, the interim Labour leader at Holyrood will warn today. Alex Rowley will tell delegates in Brighton that cutting the tax on flights will …

Posted on 24 September 2017 | 4:45 pm

SNP To Discuss Water Quality For National Public Lands Day

HARRISONBURG — Water quality will be the focus of National Public Lands Day in Shenandoah National Park next week. Public Lands Day is a day of volunteer efforts, according to a press release. For Shenandoah National Park, entrance fees will be waived …

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 6:44 pm

Ian Murray: SNP refuse to use resources where they’re needed most

Last month, following the publication of the Scottish Government’s annual accounts, which showed that, despite running a deficit of over £13 billion, Scottish spending on public services is still £1,437 per head higher than the UK average, I questioned …

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 11:18 pm

Taxing questions over income tax rises for the SNP

Here is a public service announcement for people living and working in Scotland: your income tax is about to go up. By how much is not yet clear, but it’s coming yet for all that. How can I be so sure? Well, all of the political parties at Holyrood, apart …

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 6:05 pm

SNP ‘state guardians’ will have to have lawyers on ‘speed dial’ to avoid legal action from parents

Scottish headteachers will be forced to have lawyers on “speed dial” or risk court action from angry parents when they start carrying out the SNP’s ‘state guardian’ role, legal chiefs have warned a Holyrood inquiry. The Law Society of Scotland …

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 1:28 pm

Sturgeon U-turn: SNP boss admits she has NO IDEA when she should call second referendum

Until now the First Minister has repeatedly refused to rule out a second divisive ballot despite the SNP losing 500,000 votes and 21 of their Westminster seats in the general election. Although she has “reset” her timetable, Ms Sturgeon warned of a …

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 1:27 pm

SNP branch convener apologises for mental health jibe at Willie Rennie

An SNP activist has apologised for suggesting an opposition party leader needs a mental health referral. Andy Stuart, who is the convener of the Huntly and Alford branch of the party, said Willie Rennie is “pretty unhinged” and requires “medical help”.

Posted on 17 September 2017 | 11:40 pm

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